UAE Weekly Business News 16/05/21
Updated: Sep 1
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UAE Weekly Business News, Issue 36. 16th May 2021.
UAE bilateral trade-related headlines
UAE, Italy export credit agencies cooperate to support sustainable development, SMEs, Halal sector (WAM 10/05/2021)
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince meets Bahrain's Prince Salman bin Hamad to discuss development (The National 11/05/2021)
UAE business and economy-related headlines
UAE hotel occupancy rates hit 63% in Q1'21 (WAM 10/05/2021)
One in four UAE residents consider recruiters the least trustworthy advisers (The National 10/05/2021)
UAE's office landlords turn more agreeable on rents (Gulf News 10/05/2021)
UAE businesses get much needed relief on VAT penalty (Gulf News 10/05/2021)
No hope fatigue in UAE with lifelong learning (Gulf News 10/05/2021)
Mohammed issues law for CEOs, DGs in Dubai Government (Gulf News 10/05/2021)
Dubai records strongest demand growth in 18 months (Khaleej Times 10/05/2021)
Why investing in infrastructure makes sense for the Middle East (The National 11/05/2021)
Abu Dhabi forms new council to regulate free zones (The National 11/05/2021)
UAE's Ministry of Health announces list of 7 exemptions from national vaccination programme (The National 11/05/2021)
UAE gold retailers offer biggest discounts in history (Gulf News 11/05/2021)
UAE's Hope probe sends back new images of Mars (The National 12/05/2021)
Loan demand in UAE makes remarkable recovery in Q1 (Gulf News 12/05/2021)
Health, wellness, and plant-based proteins: UAE residents take back control (Khaleej Times 12/05/2021)
UAE named second most resilient nation for Covid-19 response in global rankings (The National 13/05/2021)
UAE real estate must clamber onto proptech bandwagon (Gulf News 13/05/2021)
Arab economies won't allow a destructive 'Spring' (Gulf News 13/05/2021)
Green beauty movement takes UAE by storm (Khaleej Times 13/05/2021)
UAE shoppers not keen about too many product options (Gulf News 14/05/2021)
UAE is a major draw for cybercriminals, research shows (Gulf News 15/05/2021)
FDI inflows into UAE jumped over 44.2% to AED19.88bn in 2020 (WAM 16/05/2021)
A guide to the UAE's public holidays: when is the next long weekend? (The National 16/05/2021)
Inside one of the UAE's oldest perfume and bakhoor factories (The National 16/05/2021)
Written by Jenny Hunt
Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates
FORBES' Top 100 Most Influential Women in the Middle East
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